BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
Charges sought over US envoy attack
South Korean police say they are seeking charges of attempted murder against a man who slashed the US ambassador to Seoul.
Nine hurt in China station attack
Nine people have been injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, with one attacker shot dead, police say.
Film-maker defends India rape film
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.
Taiwan train stabber gets death
A Taiwanese court sentences a 21-year-old man to death for killing four people and injuring 22 in a knife attack in the underground last year.
Do more for Hong Kong, MPs urge
The government should speak up in support of democracy in Hong Kong or risk damage to the UK's reputation there, MPs say.
Indian crowd lynches rape suspect
A huge crowd of angry Indians break into a prison in the state of Nagaland before dragging a suspected rapist out and beating him to death.
Australia lodges Bali Nine complaint
Australia lodges an official complaint with Indonesia over a photograph showing a policeman smiling next to man sentenced to death.
Canadian pastor detained in N Korea
Canada has confirmed that a Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim has been detained by North Korea, his family and church say.
Thousands stranded at Nepal airport
Thousands of people are left stranded after a plane skids off the runway at Nepal's only international airport, forcing its closure.
Myanmar education activists arrested
Police in Myanmar break up a demonstration against new education legislation, arresting eight.